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Synonyms for demonic

Synonyms for demonic

extremely evil or cruel

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Late in his own life, after facing down his own physical limitations, Nathan Zuckerman confronts the mystery of Seymour Levov and in the process reveals the unraveling of this handsome, successful, and hyperbolically ordinary Jewish-American man at the hands of his demonically vengeful daughter, Merry.
Since we don't really know where we want to go, or what we should value, we have become demonically obsessed with ever-increasing power and control.
One night, they are attacked by a band of demonically possessed warriors.
In the Watford game it was noticeable how the front players and midfielders would track back and work demonically and how tightly-knit the team was in general.
As well as starring in Transformers sequel Revenge Of The Fallen, out Friday June 19, Megan plays a demonically possessed cheerleader in Jennifer's Body, due for release in October.
The imposing figures of 10 Old Testament prophets are arrayed in two rows on the ground floor and a set of gargoyles picturing the Seven Deadly Sins thrust demonically out of the walls above.
Herostratus's unexamined, rampant misogyny--its compacting of all its female characters into one demonically seductive presence--has dated very badly.
The inhabitants of this magical world--Blade, Derk, and all the rest--are obliged by a demonically enforced contract to provide the theme park experience for the Pilgrim Parties.
All of them are the chosen servants of heaven, and in both Ogden's Revolution and Burges' Richard I they find themselves fighting against French kings who are not just despotically-minded but actually demonically inspired, while in Cowley's Siege of Acre demons rise from hell to march alongside Napoleon's troops and angels protect the British from French gunfire.
This central event of Christian experience, God's drawing the salvation of the world from Jesus' willing acceptance of the absolute evil wreaked upon him by demonically inspired human hatred, is the pattern of what we call the "paschal mystery," the victorious emergence of life from the very bowels of death.
In the course of defending himself, Proctor has been forced to admit publicly to an adulterous liaison with Abigail, one of the young girls claiming to be demonically possessed.
In Jonathan Kent's thrillingly raw production for last years Glyndebourne Festival, Gerald Finley portrayed the title character as demonically rapacious.
Spawning two increasingly comic sequels it made stars of its embattled protagonist Bruce Campbell - chain-sawing off his own demonically possessed hand and pinning it down with a leather-bound copy of Hemingway's A Farewell To Arms - and its director Sam 'Spiderman' Raimi.
Ryan Moohan, playing Jonathan Harker, seemed to have too matter-of-fact an approach, and even towards the climax when Harker must bear witness to his dear wife Mina (played excellently by Eleanor Kilroy) being demonically defiled by the Prince of Darkness himself, it did not seem to provoke any real jealousy or outrage.
boils up to the top of Cesaire's demonically diasporic gumbo, as in "niggers and redskins massacred" (negres ou de peaux rouges massacres) in "Disaster.